DATE: Wednesday, February 13, 2002

LOCATION: Sacramento Convention Center, Exhibit Hall "E"

HOURS: The exhibit floor will be open to attendees from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and exhibitors welcome you by their exhibit to discuss their school and the various career training programs they offer.

ADMISSION: Admission is free however all attendees must fill out a registration card or register in advance on this web site.


"Where The Dream Jobs Are", Joe Garfinkle, Founder & President of, San Leandro, CA.

If you could have any job in the world, what would it be? Don't assume that your dream is unattainable! Spend a fascinating hour with Joel Garfinkle and you’ll learn how to do what you truly love based on the innate gifts that naturally define who you are. You will walk away with the ten reasons why you absolutely must find and land your dream job. You will be inspired and committed to what you truly want to do.
11:45 a.m. "How To Get A State Job"
Great benefits, paid vacation, job security, and recession proof positions. These are all phrases that are often used to describe positions with the State of California. How difficult are these jobs to get? Do you have to "know someone", as it is often said? What can you do to prepare yourself for these positions? How can you tilt the field in your favor? Our speaker has been observing the State job scene for a number of years and maintains continuing relationships with the majority of State offices. If you are interested in working for the State of California don’t miss this session!!
12:45 p.m. "How To Select A School"
A panel discussion with representatives from Private Technical Schools, the Community College System, the State University System, and the University of California. Not every school is right for every person. Listen to their benefits and decide which type of school best suits you. Find out the three key questions to ask any school before making your decision and what you should expect the answer to be.
1:45 p.m. "Employer's Roundtable"
Listen to Human Resource representatives from the major employers in the Sacramento region talk about where the jobs are in their industry and what types of skills and training they are looking for today and where they think the jobs will be next year and beyond.
2:45 p.m. "Distance Learning"
Distance Learning is the current buzzword in education. What is it? Are all schools alike? Can I continue to work AND get a degree? What will a distance learning degree mean in the work place when I am finished? The answers to these and other questions will be provided in what promises to be a timely and enlightening view of this hot trend in education.
3:45 p.m. "How To Start Your Own Business"
You have an education and you have been working for someone else while you gain experience or maybe you just got out of school and you know that working for yourself is what you want to do. What aptitude do you have to have? Is knowledge enough? How do you market your business, yourself? What are your goals? Listen to our speaker provide valuable insight into what you should consider before starting your own business.
4:45 p.m. "How To Pay For Your Education"
"I can't afford it" is no longer an excuse for not getting an education to further your career goals. The answers to questions such as types of money available, deadlines, forms to fill out, money management issues and others will be provided in this forty-five minute presentation. This is a "MUST ATTEND" session for anyone seriously interested in post-secondary education.

California College of Technology
California State University - Sacramento: Regional & Continuing Education Program
College of the Redwoods
Heald College
ITT Technical Institute
Lincoln Law School
Northwestern Technical College
Sacramento County Office of Education: ROP

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